I am really glad to hear this sir! It is truly a great book by an even greater legend here in Africa!
I am so glad that you're enjoying the book sir! He was truly a legend in Africa and his brother, Danny McCallum, I believe still operates in...
Truly a great idea, you will love it. It is a limited edition of 1000 copies. You won't regret it, Alec has some very interesting stories written...
"You know, Bwana, if I stand here long enough, I will see God himself."
These are the words that a Maasai poacher once said to Alec McCallum...
Thank you for the opinion. I went with a Weatherby .270 Win and I haven't regretted my decision for a single second in the 5 years gone by. To...
After writing this thread and reading every single response and pondering about it, I went and read up and researched intensively. I went through...
Thank you very much sir, I truly appreciate the kind words! I am 19 now.
Talk about bumping up an old thread...
Today, I found myself reading about hunting Rusa deer in Mauritius. After a while, I realize that this is a...
Child of Africa
Thanks guys, appreciate it!
How about this for a first hunt? Shot 2 blesbok in a matter of 15 seconds! The first one was a big RW ewe. The second was a young ram. The ewe...
Well done! Enjoyed the report (y)
Thanks for all the info! I am definitely looking at the other rifles suggested now, too! (y)
NEW QUESTION** - just curious, .270 Win vs .270 WSM? Differences? Thanks :)
Sestoppelman - recoil isn't a prob, I have shot with my dad's .375 and it's totally fine for me. The AimZonic Predator silencer takes a lot of the...
As I'm searching and looking around on Google, people say that for springbok, blesbok, impala, etc. the .270 is too much gun. Well, it is nice to...
Thanks for the opinions, guys!
Want one or selling it?
Why would you say so, James? Thanks for the opinion! (y)
Thanks for the help, guys. I like the fact that you are thinking about me getting a 7x57 and later a .375, but we both shoot them. I specifically...
Royal27 - we do! I love him with all my heart, I can't tell you what he means to me. He teaches me a lot and helps me when I struggle - I hope to...
Hello guys! It's Ruan here. Please go read my latest hunting story - Warthog Hunt: Birthday Special. So I wanted to ask for some advice. I have...
Hunting among buffalo - I can't wait...my birthday is tomorrow! I dream about the farm as I'm sitting in the Accounting class. Oh, if only this...
I have shot an Impala and Ostrich between 180 (Ostrich) and 220metres (impala). Very accurate and awesome gun!
I use my dad's/my Ruger 7x57 MKII, I always used 175gr. But now, we discovered Hornady Superformance 139gr.
I shot my Gemsbok about 2 or 3 weeks ago, Ruger 7x57 MK II, 139gr Hornady Superformance, about 120m, one shot kill. It dropped right there without...
Thanks for all your support!
I will post again ASAP!
Rocket, thanks for the support! I will post again as soon as I have time again!
All the best,
I will post more as soon as I have free time!
Thanks Glen! I got that Canada shirt for Christmas from my cousin! He lived there. He is now in Brazil.
Sorry for the mistakes. I know there is a few. If anyone can tell me how to edit this post, I would appreciate it.
To everyone that read my thread, my latest story is just posted: My Amazing Gemsbok!
South Africa is having a very cold winter ... we would know, we felt it on our Free State hunting trip! It was super cold. Temperatures reached...
Thanks! It's my personal favourite. It has taken so many game. It is my dad's, but I hunt with it, and he hunts with a Pre 64 Winchester .375 H&H!...
Thanks to everyone for reading & replying on my story! My Gemsbok story will be on the site this afternoon.
Wheels, thanks for the reply to my thread! Please comment on my other photos too! I am only 13 btw, so I really appreciate you welcoming me and...
The ultimate hunt. We depart to my uncle's game farm on Thursday, 12 June 2014. The game farm is in Vaalwater, Limpopo (South Africa). I can't...
I would personally like an oddball like that, but I still do love my big, trophy sized animals! But in any way, I have always been interested in...
Rowland Ward Gemsbok - still waiting for measurement!
I shot a Blue Wildebeest, Red Hartebeest & this great Gemsbok! All within a day! Great...
Could this be a Black Zebra?
Comment what you think in the comments section! Please!
P.s. the numbers of the info below, is...
Friday, June 13th, 2014
Walk and Stalk
Ruger 7x57 MK II
I shot a Zebra a few days ago, a nice heart shot through the chest, it lost almost no meat, though they only make salami's.
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Hi, I'm 13, and my 7x57 is my first choice.
*Blesbok-1 of 4 shot with 7x57 (170m, Heart)
*Impala-1 of 1 shot with 7x57 (220m, Head)...
My very first Black Wildebeest, taken with a 7x57 Ruger
MK II, 160m, 175g Norma Magnum. Shot at Wonderfontein.
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